On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 1931

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev embrace the gallows during the Indian struggle for independence. Their request to be shot by a firing squad is refused.

Indian Independence Fighter Bhagat Singh
Indian Independence Fighter
Bhagat Singh

Famous Birthdays

  • Norman F Lent, (Rep-R-NY, 1971- 93 ), (d. 2012)
  • Yevdokiya Mekshilo, Soviet skier (Olympic gold 1964), born in Gorno-Altaysk, Russia (d. 2013)
  • Yevgeni Grishin, Russian speed skater (4 Olympic gold 1956, 60), born in Tula, Russia (d. 2005)

Famous Deaths


BattleBhagat Singh

Bhagat Singh, Indian freedom fighter, hanged at 23

Indian Independence Fighter Bhagat Singh
Indian Independence Fighter
Bhagat Singh